Saturday, 30 September 2017

Men's Cards

Jean's 2nd class of the retreat was Men's cards - something I think we all struggle with, but Jean had some fabulous ideas.

Men's Cards
Designed by Jean Ingram for Papeterie Crafts Retreats

Materials Used:
Backing Papers from "The Potting Shed" Paper Pad
Double sided Patterned Papers
Xcut Nesting Dies for the Stars
Buttons and gems
Sweet Dixie Vintage Car Die Cut
Metallic Gilding Wax

Sue Wilson Perspectives – HAPPY

Friday, 29 September 2017

Technique Tags

Debbi kicked off her classes on Friday and Saturday at the retreat with some technique tags. This class is designed to introduce, or refresh some useful techniques to retreaters.

Technique Tags
Designed by Debbi Glennie for Papeterie Crafts Retreats

Oyster Contour card
Black card
Watercolour paper
Glossy card
Distress Inks
Distress Oxide Inks
Distress Crayons
Alcohol Inks
Archival Ink
Water Spritzer
Clear Embossing Powder
White Embossing Powder
Blending Tool, blending foam, blending felt
Baby wipes
Tim Holtz Stamps: Holiday Drawings, Mini Weathered Winter, Handwritten Holidays 3

Thursday, 28 September 2017

Graphic 45 Calendar

Charlotte kicked off her retreat classes with her favourite range of products.... Graphic 45! 
She used a simple mdf bookend to create a clever perpetual calendar

Bookend Calendar
Designed by Charlotte Mitchell for Papeterie Crafts Retreats

MDF Book End
Bind it all Wires
Graphic 45 Calendar Papers
Calendar Tabs
Heavy Duty Card Stock

Wednesday, 27 September 2017


For the uninitiated, the acronyms stand for WOW - white on white, COC - cream on cream and BOB - black on black.
This was Jean's first and repeated as her last class of our 10th retreat.

Designed by Jean Ingram for Papeterie Crafts Retreats

Materials used:
Sue Wilson Poinsettia die
Sue Wilson Embossing Folder - Falling Snow
Spellbinders Holly Motif
Sue Wilson Delicate Daisies
various stamps
Distress Oxide


Friday, 8 September 2017

Craft Retreats 2018!

Do you love to craft? 
Would you like to get away and have a full day of craft classes?
Or maybe 2 days? Or an entire weekend with great tutors and fantastic people who love to have a great time?
 You will definitely leave our retreats with new skills, new ideas and new friends.
The places for 2018's craft retreats have officially been released! 
We are having a total of 4 retreats in 2018! We are so excited! 😊

Dates for your diary

20th-22nd April 2018 - Spring Retreat 
25th-26th August 2018 - Mini Summer Retreat
15-16th September 2018 - Scrapbook Retreat 
5th-7th October 2018 - Winter Retreat 

Watch the video below for full details or call 01224 802486 to request a brochure or book your place.

Hope to see you there! 😊

Click here for Video

Closed for Christmas